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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Thu Oct 2, 2014, 08:17 AM

12. Interesting And Instructive, Sir

This last in particular:

"I'm also in favor of reeling in the painfully overbroad Commerce Clause, which more than anything else has enabled the Federal Government to stick its claws in things which were clearly intended to be reserved for the states."

That is pretty much the rock-bottom basis for right-wing thought in this country, from the days of Roosevelt and the New Deal on down, and the argument under which progress was stifled throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 'Reeling in the painfully overbroad Commerce Clause' is the great project of the modern right, and an over-riding dogma of right libertarians.

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